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Paso Otero-Pardo (Pleistocene of Argentina)

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina (38.6° S, 58.7° W: paleocoordinates 38.6° S, 58.7° W)

When: Guerrero Member (Lujan Formation), Lujanian (0.8 - 0.0 Ma)

• other age:Late Pleistocene

Environment/lithology: fluvial

• ancient floodplain; two sectors (1) lower "reddish-brown", (2) upper "green"

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float)

Primary reference: J.L. Prado, A.N. Menegaz, E.P. Tonni and M.C. Salemme. 1987. Los Mamiferos de la Fauna Local Paso Otero (Pleistoceno Tardio), Provincia de Buenos Aires. Aspectos Paleoambientales y Biostratigraficos. Ameghiniana 24(3-4):217-233 [J. Alroy/K. Sears/J. Alroy] more details

PaleoDB collection 71286: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Karen Sears on 10.02.1999

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